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“Great place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Inveraray Jail

Inveraray Jail
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US$594.53*
and up
Private Minibus Tour to the Highlands and West Coast from Glasgow
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Inveraray
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Step back almost two centuries and discover the stories of the real people - men, women and children who were tried and served their sentences in this prison. Take your seat in the spectacular Courtroom.Explore the Cells.Experience the sounds and smells; try out the wooden beds and hammocks.Sample the punishments. Experience the Whipping Table; take your turn at the Crank Wheel. Meet the Warders, Matron and Prisoners who help to make your prison visit come to life!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Baby buggy parking
Maidenhead - UK
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44 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

What a find, this is a must on your trip to Inverary whether you have a family or not - it's very interactive and the 'real life' prisoners & jailer add so much interest and authenticity to the visit. Don't miss this jewel ;)

Visited July 2014
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Bellshill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

Loved it, was surprised and amazed finding out about the things people would have to go to jail for back in the 1800's in highland Scotland. Loved seeing what it was like when jails were jails and criminals were punished severely for their actions.

Felt like a lot of the cells could do with a lot more interactivity. A lot of them were just information signs on the wall. All very interesting and informative, but very boring for young children.

Visited July 2014
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Greendale, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Glad I'm not a crook”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

The jail was full of interesting facts about prison life in the 1700 and 1800s. Good info, fun for kids and adults alike.

Visited July 2014
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Toronto
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160 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Was Okay”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

Not all it's cracked up to be but was it was okay, we were one of the last groups of the day so i think they just wanted us out of there. It is interesting to see how things were in days gone by but just found it a little expensive for what is was.

Visited July 2014
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Holytown, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“A Must”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Excellent place to visit .Will take you back in time . You can experience just how the local people were treated for some small crimes

Visited July 2014
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